At Level Three of the PMO career path, the focuses switching to the management of PMOs.
Level three roles include PMO Managers and PMO Leads and at this level we see PMO Managers working in Portfolio Management Offices; Programme Offices and Project Offices so learning and development at this level covers all of these.
Depending on the type of PMO bring managed there will be different levels of seniority involved, for example, a manager of a Portfolio Office would likely be more experienced than that of a manager of a Project Office.
The P3O Practitioner course is the follow on to P3O Foundation – you must have already passed your Foundation level before taking this course.
This is a two-day course and includes the examination on the final day.
It’s a course which is certified by Peoplecert and AXELOS, so you’ll receive a formal qualification and a certification if you pass the course.
With this course:
- You’ll focus on the high level of how to implement and operate a P3O.
- You’ll gain an understanding of the current best practice of using certain tools and techniques across project, programme and portfolio type PMOs.
- You’ll gain a greater understanding of the P3O roles that exist.
PMO practitioners often taken this course alongside the P3O Foundation, making it a 5 day course in total.
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Specialist PMO Courses
PMO Learning has a number of specialist PMO courses – with more being added all the time.
Our specialist courses are designed to meet specific challenge areas PMO practitioners have.
Courses include areas such as Agile PMO; Benefits Management; Coaching and Setting Up PMOs.
Our specialist courses tend to be one or two days long and are available both in the open public schedules and available in-house.
Courses are created by PMO Learning alongside leading experts in their field to create unique and practical classes totally focused on the PMO profession.
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Level 3 Learners
“We now have loads of ideas on how to take our PMO forwards – which is exactly what I was hoping for.”
“I have to say there was nothing that I didn’t find interesting on the day as it just reinvigorated my whole interest and I wanted to come away and make changes”
“Eileen was amazing! Clearly knew her subject inside out and gave us plenty of real world examples to make it all relevant to us. Fantastic.”
“The service design / implementation / review-retire elements were very useful. The how to elements of the case studies helped de mystify the subject matter.”
“It was a good and interactive course, I enjoyed doing the case studies in groups and exchange different views.”
“I have taken the documents and framework around setting up a new PMO and will be building up a list of things that I need to do in order to set up a successful PMO”
“I enjoyed the structure of the course and liked that we could openly discuss real life scenarios”
“Good course with plenty of opportunities to cement understanding and discuss PMO issues.”
“My team loved it. Bringing a trainer in on site meant they spent time together as a team, they got excited and enthused over what we could do and putting our world to rights was a powerful exercise for them all.”
The trainer was very knowledgeable and engaging. Clearly he is used to presenting and engaging his audience whilst delivering content that keeps individuals involved